Julie Cillo

Owen and Owens, PLC



American University Washington College of Law 1995

Admitted to Practice


AAML Position(s) Held

  • Virginia Chapter President Elect (2022- ), Secretary (2020-22,) Treasurer (2019-20)

Legal Organizations

  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Family Law Section Chair (2010-2011), Vice Chair (2009-2010), Family Law Section Representative to Legislative Committee (2008-2009)
  • Co-Chair Litigation Support Committee (2009-2010)
  • Co-Chair Public Affairs Committee (2008-09)
  • 50th Annual Convention Committee Member (2008-09)
  • VTLA/VSB Family Law Coalition (2009-present)
  • Board of Governors (past)
  • Long Range Membership Committee Co-Chair and Co-Chair (2011-2012)
  • Metro Richmond Family Bar Association, President (2008-2009)
  • Committee member for the 2004 & 2005 Bench-Bar conference
  • Judicial Nominations Committee (2205-2008)
  • Treasurer (2005-2006)
  • Secretary (2206-2007)
  • Vice President (2007-2008)
  • Richmond Bar Association, Board of Directors (2010-2013
  • 2020-21 Secretary Treasurer
  • Vice President 21-22)
  • Chair 2006 Annual Bench Bar Conference
  • CLE Committee (2006-2009)
  • Finance committee (2008-2011)
  • Communications Committee (2009-2012)
  • Long Range Planning Committee
  • Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conference, Chair, Committee on Women & Minorities in Legal Profession (1997-2000)
  • Virginia Alternative Dispute Resolution Joint Committee, Member Central Virginia Mediation Network, Past Member
  • Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association, Member
  • Chesterfield County Bar Association, Member
  • Henrico County Bar Association, Member
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Past Member.

CLE Presentations

  • Negotiations — University of Richmond School of Law, Adjunct Faculty (2017-2019)
  • Tax Consequences in Support Matters (2017)
  • Navigating Complex Assets in Equitable Distribution (2016)
  • Prenuptial Agreements (2015)
  • Speaker, Advanced Family Law for Paralegals: Handling Financial Issues at a Higher Level (Half Moon-Nov 2012)
  • Moderator-Military Issues in Family Law Cases, VTLA Seminar (September 2012)
  • moderator-Building a Case for our Clients, 2011 VTLA Seminar (Nov. 2011)
  • moderator-There’s a Case for That: Equitable Distribution Litigation, 2011 VTLA Family Law Seminar (May 2011)
  • Moderator-Top 10 Evidentiary Tips and Traps for the Family Law Practitioner, 2011 VTLA Annual Convention (March 2011)
  • Speaker-Property Settlement Agreements, Richmond Paralegal Association Annual Seminar (March 2011)
  • Presenter-Whart Every Realtor Should Know About Divorce, Kelleher Williams (Winter 2010)
  • Presenter-Evidentiary Issues in Family Law Cases, VTLA Trial Advocacy program (October 2010)
  • Moderator, July 2010 Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Family Law Seminar, Silver Anniversary and Golden Years-All That Glitters Is Not Gold
  • Panelist-Taxation Issues in Divorce, Virginia CLE December 2009
  • moderator, Richmond Bar Association 2008 Bench Bar Conference, “Support (To and From) Our Troops: Topics in Military Pay, Support, and Recent Legislation”
  • Moderator-When For Better of For Worse Becomes Much Worse: The Interplay of Divorce and Bankruptcy, Richmond Bar Association CLE (September 2008)
  • Dealing with Protective Orders Involving False Allegations, VTLA 2008, Annual Family Law Seminar (July 2008)
  • Child Custody and Visitation-The interplay of statutes on parental rights, responsibilities and parent/child contact
  • commencing and defending an initial custody proceeding. NBI Seminar (June 2008)
  • The Divorce Attorney’s Checklist for Mediation, Virginia Mediation Network 2008 Spring Conference
  • Child Custody and Visitation-The interplay of statutes on parental rights, responsibilities and parent/child contact
  • commencing and defending an initial custody proceeding, NBI Seminar (June 2007)
  • Persuasive Speaking in the Courtroom: Communicate, Captivate, Convince, 2006 Bench Bar Conference (Richmond, Virginia-October 2006)
  • Getting a Divorce Off on the Right Foot and Completing the Divorce, NBI Seminar (Richmond, Virginia-August 2006)
  • Ethical Considerations in Drafting Wills
  • Drafting Advance Medical Directives, NBI Seminar (Richmond, June 2006)
  • Family Law Supplement 2006, Virginia Lawyer (Summer 2006)
  • Domestic Relations Guidelines: Will They Throw the Book at You?, 2005 Bench Bar Conference (Richmond, Virginia-October 2005)
  • Equitable Distribution in Virginia, NBI Seminar (Richmond, Virginia-June 2005)
  • Shared Physical Custody: Solomon’s Choice, 2004 Bench Bar Conference (Richmond, Virginia-October 21, 2004)
  • Family Law Supplement 2004, Virginia Lawyer (Summer 2004).

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